A Christian View of the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part 1)

Is this a Sign of the End of the World? As I write this, more than three billion (one-third of the world’s population) are living under lock down as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the world, with more than 450,000 confirmed cases. Nearly 21,000 have...

The Least of These…

March 2020 Feature As a practicing psychologist in Singapore, I have had the privilege of working with Christians in recovery from trauma, adverse childhood experiences, and a wide range of interpersonal challenges for more than two decades. These come, often as a...

Engaging Chinese Rituals: Perspectives & Approaches

February 2020 Feature Many Chinese families observe rituals during Chinese New Year. Christians sometimes wonder whether they should partake in certain rituals, such as offering joss sticks to ancestors or hiring professional Lion dancers, which are believed to bring...

Christian Humanism

January 2020 Feature The Humanist UK website describes a “humanist” as someone who (1) trusts the scientific method when it comes to understanding how the universe works and rejects the idea of the supernatural (and is therefore an atheist or agnostic), (2) makes...

Nature, Climate Change, and God’s Faithfulness

December 2019 Feature Article Notwithstanding the constant drumbeat of climate change “doubters” in the U.S. government today, there is overwhelming evidence that climate change and the effects of global warming are not only real, but will pose an existential threat...

The Roots and Fruits of Marriage

November 2019 Feature Conflicting ideas about marriage are emerging today. Some of these have come into the church too. For Christians, it is necessary to reflect on the origins of the institution of marriage and what its primary purpose is. Our answers must be drawn...